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Should I remove PerfectDisk 12 Home Premium?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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12.00.290 76.92%
12.00.275 15.38%
12.00.267 7.69%

PerfectDisk 12 Home Premium

What is PerfectDisk 12 Home Premium?

PerfectDisk is a defragmentation utility for Windows that can optimize disk drives with an optimization strategy called SMARTPlacement as well as prevents fragmentation with OptiWrite (detects when Windows is going to fragment files and intelligently redirects I/O to stop the fragmentation).


The most used version is 12.00.290, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 40.36 MB (42,317,470 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.raxco.com
Help link: links.raxco.com/go.rax?id=PD12_Support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Raxco\PerfectDisk\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A3D5B54A-9792-404F-AE8B-BDA961EBA58E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 40.36 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PerfectDisk 12 Home Premium

  • AutoUpdGui.exe - PerfectDisk 12 (Auto Update Gui)
  • PDAgent.exe - PDAgent Module
  • PDAgentS1.exe - PDAgentS1 Module
  • PDCmd.exe - PDCmd
  • PDElevationWorker.exe - PDElevationWorker Module
  • PDVmGuest.dll - PerfectDisk Virtual library
  • PerfectDisk.exe
  • PDFsPerf.dll - PerfectDisk (PerfectDisk WriteRight Performance Counters DLL)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • chartdir50.dll (by Advanced Software Engineering Limited) - ChartDirector (ChartDirector DLL)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • PDVmGuestPS.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • PDAgent.exe runs as a service named 'PDAgent' (PDAgent) "This service controls PerfectDisk's scheduling and remote communication.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:8.93 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007813002%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00033510%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00044620%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:5,625,462
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:5.03 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:358 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:1.46 MB
Total CPU:0.0004009846%
Kernel CPU:0.00029074%
User CPU:0.00011025%
CPU cycles/sec:8,495
I/O reads/min:177 Bytes
I/O writes/min:28 Bytes

How do I remove PerfectDisk 12 Home Premium?

Quickly and completely remove PerfectDisk 12 Home Premium from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PerfectDisk 12 Home Premium from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PerfectDisk 12 Home Premium, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove PerfectDisk 12 Home Premium.

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win Vista (SP2) 15%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.62%
Windows Vista 15.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.85%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.38%
Windows Vista Ultimate 7.69%
Windows Vista Business 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.09%
  Singapore 4.55%
  New Zealand 4.55%
  Venezuela 4.55%
  Netherlands 4.55%
  Germany 4.55%
  DK 4.55%
  Canada 4.55%
  Italy 4.55%
  United Kingdom 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Toshiba 20.00%
MSI 10.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 20.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro U40... 10.00%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GT60 10.00%
LENOVO 3323DLA 10.00%

About (from Raxco Software Inc.)

For over 30 years Raxco Software has developed award-winning defragmentation solutions and performance utilities that improve hard drive and server performance, simplify system administration and help our customers work more efficiently –at home and at the office.
Publisher URL: www.raxco.com


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